Marine Ecology Research Centre Kota Kinabalu

The Marine Ecology Research Centre on Gaya Island in the Kota Kinabalu T.A.R.Park does vital work to protect and stop the extinction of the giant clams. Learn about the different species that are vital for keeping our waters clean. Take a tour of the Ecology Centre have lunch on the Island and a snorkel in their lovely waters. A lovely day out even for those not staying at the hotel on the Island.

The Giant Fluted Clam.

fluted clam


In the touch tank you can touch and hold star fish – this is the chocolate spotted starfish.



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